This is a history of the descendents of an Englishman who crossed the Atlantic Ocean from Great Britain to Virginia about 1700. The Bethea family expanded and grew over the last three hundred years.
The Bethea Family in North America
1700 - 2000
Annie Myrle (Benson)
2008 at Blann Family Reunion
Annie Myrle Benson Blann b. 2-5-1922 (twin) Daughter of Dollie Bethea and Noah Benson. Married W. T. Blann. Lives in El Dorado, AR.
Thornton Blann10 , b. 2-21-1943
2) Billy Earl Blann10, b. 10-4-1945
3) Arvil Thomas Blann (A.T.)10 , b. 1947
4) Meredith Ellen (Blann) Baston10 b.11-24-1950 Lives in Hampton, Ar.
5) Becky Lee (Blann) Harvey10 b. 3-4-52
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
-> "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea3 ->"Devil
John" Bethea 4 -> William
Bethea5 -> Tristram
Pinkney Bethea7 -> Dollie
(Bethea) Benson 8 -> Annie Myrle Benson (Blann)9
"English John" Bethea b. about 1684
"Virginia John" Bethea
b. about 1704 d. 1779
"Sweat Swamp" Bethea
b. 1726, d. about 1784
John "Devil John" (b. Oct. 1752) m. Mary Henegan (4th)
William (b. 7-23-1775) m. Olivia Pearce , Sarah Hargrove
Tristram (b. Dec. 3 , 1802) m. Nancy McLaurin, Sarah Todd (6th)
TRISTRAM PINKNEY BETHEA (b. 1836- d. 1917) m. Rebecca Vise
Dollie Bethea Benson married Noah Benson. 5 children: Annie Myrle Benson (Blann)9, Arvil Thomas Benson9, Beatrice Benson (Johnson)9, Earle Benson9, Mervin Benson9
Annie Myrle (Blann) b. 2-5-1922 (twin) lives in El Dorado, AR.
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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